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Oct
26
2020

Justin Golden, BBA ‘02, has partnered with several other U-M alumni to start Greatwater Opportunity Capital, a real estate private equity investment management and development firm focused on providing housing in Detroit’s neighborhoods.

Oct
14
2020

Ross professor Achyuta Adhvaryu's research and work with the Good Business Lab has now found its place with the William Davidson Institute’s consulting services, in the newly formed Labor Practices group.

Sep
16
2020

Michigan Ross welcomed New York Times best-selling author and impact investing pioneer Jacqueline Novogratz as the 2020 Joseph and Sally Handleman Lecture Series speaker on Sept. 8. 

Sep
8
2020

Staple Clothing— a company founded by Gregory Cervenak, BBA ’20, and Connor Flanigan, BSE ’22 and business minor — recently donated 250 face masks to Peru, a country with one of the highest COVID-19 death rates. 

Sep
4
2020

This summer, the Business+Impact initiative was able to provide extra funding for social impact-related internships for Ross students at government and organizations across the country. 

Sep
3
2020

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Blueprints for Pangaea, founded by Ben Rathi, BBA ’17, coordinated a donation of around 700 plastic face shields to four health and family services centers across Washtenaw County in Michigan. 

Aug
21
2020

It’s been a challenging few months for lil’gourmets, a company founded by Shibani Baluja, MBA ’04, that provides nourishing, global, and organic veggie meals and snacks for young eaters. Fortunately, her retail expansion plans and impact work have continued.

Aug
11
2020

Jake McCurry, BBA ’21, spearheaded The Uniform Funding Foundation’s donation day on July 19, when uniforms and equipment were donated to 150 athletes on four youth sports teams in Cleveland.

Aug
5
2020

Jonae Maxey, BBA ’21, is seeking to revitalize inner-city communities within Detroit through her real estate business. 

Jul
30
2020

Powered by BackPac, a virtual volunteering app founded by three Michigan Ross, more than 40 Ross alumni from Southeast Michigan participated in contactless and virtual activities with local nonprofits to spread positivity in challenging times.

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